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Power Luncheon Featuring Mayor Carolyn Goodman

Power Luncheon Featuring Mayor Carolyn Goodman

Mayor Carolyn Goodman was the featured speaker at the April Business Power Luncheon. Hear her remarks to the Chamber membership on issues important to the Southern Nevada business community.

Iconic Miss Atomic Bomb Photo Recreated

Written By:

Adam Candee

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce honored those who have documented Las Vegas in images for 65 years at the Chamber's Power Lunch on Wednesday afternoon at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

City Of Las Vegas Consolidates Number Of Business Licenses By 37 Percent

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City of Las Vegas

The city of Las Vegas has finalized the first phase of a major effort to cut down on the number of licenses that businesses are required to carry. As of this month, more than 5,500 businesses were notified that they no longer need to carry multiple business licenses and can conduct their business under one primary license. Businesses will receive a new consolidated sales or services license in the mail as their regular renewals are due over the next six months.

News Bureau Showed Sexy Sells

Written By:

Jane Ann Morrison

Young Rhonda Fleming was perfect for the photos and stories Las Vegas News Bureau churned out because the movie star was sexy and fun, attributes our city thrived on, then and now.

Like many celebrities, it was to Fleming's advantage to cooperate with News Bureau photographers, whose photos went out all over the world, giving entertainers free publicity while promoting Las Vegas.

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Brookings Mountain West: Mountain Monitor

Written By:

Mark Muro and Kenan Fikri

Recovery was firmly underway in the Intermountain West by the fourth quarter of 2011 but its pace varied considerably across the region's 10 major metropolitan areas. Six of the 10 metros saw job growth in the fourth quarter but only four saw it accelerate over the previous one. Output grew everywhere but only in half of the region's metros did the pace of growth quicken. The unemployment rate was down across the board from one year earlier. House prices in most markets stabilized. Yet signs of a robust, sustained, and self-fueling recovery remained elusive.

Business After Hours Mixer at the Fashion Show Mall


The first Business After Hours of 2012 featured access to the exclusive runway areas of the Fashion Show Las Vegas, as well as a top secret, live entertainment act.

Mitigating the Effects of Higher Water Rates

Written By:

Kristin McMillan

Proposed Water Rate Increase

This week, the Southern Nevada Water Authority board will vote to raise water rates. The rate increase will, absent modification, significantly increase water rates on businesses, in some cases 15 to 300 percent higher than what they are paying today.

A Day in the Life of Small Business


Glimpse a day in the life of three small business owners and operators in Las Vegas.

Small Business Excellence 2011


The Small Business Excellence Awards-- the Biz E's were started in 2006 to recognize the Chamber small business members who provide excellence in their business fields.

Chairman Stories: John Wilcox


John Wilco, Senior Vice-President of City National Bank and former Chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, talks about his time as Chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and his accomplishments including the formation of Vegas Young Professionals.

Ed Crispell: Chairman 1998


Ed Crispell, former general manager of the Imperial Palace and former Chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, talks about his time with the Chamber and his time as Chairman of the Chamber.

Preview 2011 - Kickoff Video


This is the Kickoff Video for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce's Preview 2011.